Operating Hours & Seasons

Re-created 1820s homestead with cabin and outbuildings
Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. 

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Lincoln Boyhood is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1. The park is in the Central Time Zone.

Memorial Visitor Center

November 5, 2017 to March 11, 2018

Hours: Open daily 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

March 11, 2018 to November 4, 2018

Hours: Open daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 812-937-4541
Special Programs: Orientation Film Forging Greatness: Lincoln in Indiana, a 15-minute film provides an overview the 14 years Lincoln lived in southern Indiana. Film is shown every half hour. Last showing is 30 minutes before closing.
Exhibits: Memorial Visitor Center special features include sculptured panels, Abraham Lincoln Hall and Nancy Hanks Lincoln Hall. Museum exhibits explore the life of Abraham Lincoln and his family. Features a cabinet made by Thomas Lincoln and a display of Life on the Frontier.
Facilities: Eastern National Bookstore/sales area. Public Restrooms, water fountains, and closed captioning on the orientation film.

Lincoln Living Historical Farm

Staffed daily May 7, 2017 to September 30, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call 812-937-4541 for April hours.
Note: When the farm is not staffed visitors may browse the farm site.

Special Programs: Rangers in period clothing depict life in the 1820s.
Exhibits: Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. A cabin and outbuildings were moved from elsewhere in Indiana and reassembled here. There are split-rail fences, livestock, vegetable and herb gardens, and field crops.

Last updated: October 26, 2017

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Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552


(812) 937-4541

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